Link Roundup!

Welcome to September, and to a new school year!

Here’s your weekly links to interesting stories from the world of libraries and archives, books and publishing, and information science.

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MIT will be hosting a summit on the Grand Challenges in information science and scholarly communication in spring 2018!

Public libraries in the US are offering federally-funded summer meals to children: “For kids to be well-read, they need to be well-fed.”

You may love your job at the library, but would you want to live here? Two bookshop employees are creating a library in Colorado where writers, researchers, and readers can stay amid a beautiful natural landscape.

A guide to using a public library card to stream movies for free has been put out by the New York Times.

The “book women” delivered library books – and literacy – on horseback to isolated communities in Kentucky during the 1930s and 1940s.